Posts Tagged ‘Mallory Buford’

Black Is the New Black

One of the first things Jeff Black inspects is the bathroom. We’re touring a potential restaurant location in Northwest D.C., and the restaurateur wants to see if it meets handicap-accessibility standards. Some owners overlook such things, but given the growing size of his business, Black doesn’t want any liabilities. As we head back to the […]

Black Restaurant Group Pulls the Old Chef Switcheroo

Y&H is late in reporting this — but, hell, so is everyone since Jeff Black doesn't typically employ an army of PR agents to spoon feed us food writers with tips and breaking news  — but the Black Restaurant Group has filled the executive chef position at its flagship operation, Black's Bar & Kitchen, following […]

More on Todd Wiss’ Departure at Black’s Bar and Kitchen

Todd Wiss, the former executive chef at Black's Bar and Kitchen, disputes owner Jeff Black's explanation as to why he was let go earlier this month at the Bethesda restaurant. The dismissed toque says he was called into a meeting on Dec. 2 and told that Black's could "no longer pay my salary" because of […]